The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of the top teaching and research universities in Canada, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences. Within a vibrant and supportive learning environment, the University of Alberta discovers, disseminates and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning, research and creative activity, community involvement and partnerships. The U of A offers residents an unparalleled learning experience, with more than 60 accredited residency programs, a large and diverse patient population and one-on-one learning experiences with clinical experts. We teach, research and practice the full spectrum of basic science and clinical fields, including diabetes, cancer, infectious diseases, virology, multiple sclerosis and transplant research and innovation. By asking why, our researchers push the boundaries of knowledge and create solutions that improve lives and help shape our future.